Dr.Iakovos Theodosiou MD.DipU
The ketogenic diet is not a simple diet as could be imagined as an example to lose a few extra pounds to improve cellulite. It is a metabolic diet that means acts metabolically in the body and the results fully reflect in three words detoxification, health, wellness.
Freedom from hypoglycemia, the persistence for food and the passion sugar
This is by far the best benefit in my opinion. Having control of your eating habits.
The lack of hunger
Ketones reduce the appetite and eliminate the feeling of hunger. You will notice the times that you forget to eat. This is the most amazing part the ketogenic diet, especially if there is addiction issues in food.
Reduction of blood pressure
Diet Low Low Carbohydrate is very effective in lowering blood pressure. If you get any pressure medications, you should know that you can start to feel dizzy from too much medication. Applying a ketogenic diet can make you reduce medicines for hypertension. (Constant contact with your cardiologist for pharmaceutical setting).
Reducing of cholesterol
Cholesterol is made of excess glucose in the diet. Eating less sugar veltionetai your arterial system and the action of arteriosclerosis (specific inflammation) in the vessels. Cholesterol in your blood will be reduced as your body has less glucose from which to build, and less need for compensation for the damage from inflammatory reactions in the vessels.
Increase in HDL cholesterol
This really is a good one, because it improves the ratio of HDL / LDL. Levels of HDL above 39 mg / dL indicate a healthier heart.
Reducing of triglycerides
Carbohydrate consumption is closely related to triglyceride levels, and one of the most popular benefits of ketogenic diet. The smallest amount of carbohydrates you eat, causing reductions in triglycerides. The ratio of triglycerides to HDL (triglycerides / HDL) is the best predictor of the risk of heart attack and is one of the results of blood tests to which we should pay real attention.
Reduction of glucose and fasting insulin levels
The less sugar will lead to lower blood sugar and hence insulin levels. It is suitable diet for people with insulin resistance.
Reducing levels, C-reactive protein (CRP) and glycosylated hemoglobin HbA1c
These are both indicators of inflammation and heart disease risk.
You’ll be amazed at how much energy you will have. Any chronic fatigue symptoms will improve. Especially if taking a statin (a cholesterol lowering drug) acting in mitochondria leading to fatigue and muscle pain.
Reducing stiffness and joint pain
This is one of the best effects after a ketogenic diet. The diet eliminates food wheat, which is the greatest cause of chronic illness and pain, especially in muscle stiffness and pain in joints. (No grain, no pain)
Changes in your sleeping habits and improve the symptoms of sleep apnea.
This is due to the weight reduction, improved blood flow and tissue oxygenation.
The ketogenic diet can be very effective for the normalization of your weight. And is the diet that primarily burns fat.
Stabilization of mood (αντικαταθληπτική δράση)
It has been shown that the ketogenic diet is beneficial in stabilizing neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine leading to a better control of the distribution.